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Scott LaHart

Scott LaHart is a freelance journalist who specialising in food regulatory analysis for the Nordic countries for IEG Policy.

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Many Norwegians not willing to change eating habits to decrease environmental footprint

A study carried out by Oslo Met University researchers found that Norwegians are generally not willing to change their eating habits in order to decrease their environmental footprint. Men are especially unwilling to make a change here.

European Food Law Norway

Small soft drink producer fights Norwegian court battle with Coca-Cola

O. Mathiesen started soft drink production in 2014, when it introduced its Tøyen-Cola product, which is now sold across Oslo.

Beverages Europe

Small soft drink producer fights court battle with Coca-Cola in Norway

Norwegian soft drinks company O. Mathiesen has entered a court battle with Coca-Cola on Norway over the name of a lemon-lime drink.

European Food Law Norway

Denmark to amend and abolish some food and drink taxes

A number of food industry taxes are to be abolished or simplified as a result of an agreement between the government and other political parties.

European Food Law Denmark

Swedish limit on inorganic arsenic "has not lowered levels in rice"

A follow-up analysis of heavy metal contents in rice and porridge by the Swedish National Food Agency shows that the new limit for inorganic arsenic in rice and rice products does not seem to have led to lower levels in rye and whole-grain rice.

European Food Law Sweden

Denmark lays out its approach to food inspections up to 2022

Denmark’s environment and food minister, Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, has laid out Parliamentary parties’ agreed-upon approach towards food safety violations.


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